Christopher M Gaskin

Christopher M Gaskin, MD

Division:
Musculoskeletal Radiology
Department:
Radiology and Medical Imaging
434.982.6446
Primary Location:
Radiology and Medical Imaging

1st Floor

1215 Lee St.

Charlottesville, VA 22903

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Expertise

ABMS Certification:
Diagnostic Radiology, 2002
Research Interests:

- Imaging in vivo behavior of absorbable biomaterials in sports medicine
- Imaging of sports-related and traumatic injuries, and their repair
- Creation of decision support applications to aid the interpretation of pediatric imaging examinations, including bone age exams, pediatric skeletal radiographs and MRI of the immature brain
- Imaging of bone and soft tissue tumors

Clinical Practice:
CT Scan: Computed Tomography, Fluoroscopy, Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), X-ray, Ultrasound-Guided Procedures
Appointment:

Vice-Chair of Clinical Operations and Informatics; Director, Division of Musculoskeletal Imaging and Intervention; Health System Associate Chief Medical Information Officer

About

Title:
Professor
Biography

Christopher Gaskin, MD, is a professor of radiology and orthopedic surgery as well as the associate chief medical information officer at UVA Health. He is also the Vice-Chair of Clinical Operations and Informatics for the department of radiology and medical imaging.

Dr. Gaskin’s clinical activities include:

  • Interpretation of radiographs (x-ray), CT, MRI, DEXA (bone density)
  • Ultrasound of the musculoskeletal system 
  • Performance of a wide variety of interventional procedures, including image-guided biopsies and injections.

Much of Dr. Gaskin’s administrative work centers on improvements in informatics, which is the use of technology to deliver efficient and high-quality medical imaging services across UVA Health. These efforts include interactive multimedia radiology reporting, using electronic health records to drive diagnostic radiologist workflow, better prioritizing imaging studies, optimizing electronic health records in radiology, and implementing clinical decision support for advanced imaging orders.

Awards
  • 2019 Best Bedside Manner Awards, OurHealth Charlottesville and Shenandoah Valley Magazine; First Place, Radiology
  • 2015 Bedside Manner Award, Our Health Magazine; Third place

Education

Primary:
University of Florida, 1997
Residency:
Diagnostic Radiology, Duke University
Fellowships:
Musculoskeletal Imaging, Duke University

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